Weekend Preview – Stoute Dreaming of July Cup Glory

We have a great weekend of action ahead of us with the open looking July Cup the undoubted headliner, where Advertise bids to back up his Commonwealth Cup victory. Beat The Bank bids for back to back...

Friday Preview – Qabala Can Fend Off Rivals In Falmouth

It's day 2 of the July meeting at HQ and the Falmouth Stakes takes centre stage with Qabala looking to put a disappointing run in the Irish Guineas behind here. The Albany winner looks the one to...

Newmarket July Meeting – Masar The Main Attraction on Day 1

Bahrain Trophy Stakes The well-bred Eagles By Day outran his odds behind Japan in the King Edward Stakes at Ascot where he stayed on well. The extra yardage looks sure to suit and...

Top 5 Most Dangerous Horse Races In The World

1. Velka Pardubicka This historic race has been in existence since 1874 and is run over 6.9 kilometres and over 31 unique obstacles. Pardubice is around 100km east of Prague in...

Belmont Derby – USA Big Race Preview

The Belmont Derby has been run as a graded stakes event since 1978. Prior to 2014 this race was run in October as the Jamaica Handicap. Since moving it to July they have re-named it the Belmont...

Weekend Preview – Enable To Eclipse Her Rivals

Another weekend and we have yet another Group 1 to look forward to and for many, this will be one of the most exciting races of the season thus far as it sees the return of the...

Smile Sprint Stakes – USA Big race preview

The Smile Sprint Stakes has been run since 1984 The race originally was run at Calder Race Course, but has since switched to Gulfstream Park staring in 2015. The Smile Sprint is the feature race during Gulfstream Park's biggest...

Donald McCain Blog – Sunday Runners

Thankfully the winners come on coming for the team and it was great to get a win with Tawseef yesterday with Ella in the saddle. It's going to be all hands on deck this Sunday with runners...

Weekend Preview – Hopes Hinge On Hill In The Plate

It's a big day of racing on Saturday, as Newcastle hosts the Northumberland Plate with the ante-post gamble Gibbs Hill carrying the hopes of many. There are two stakes races to enjoy at Newmarket where Limato looks...

Racehorse Weight

There has been a real focus on racehorse weight among trainers in recent years, with most trainers either utilising public weighing scales or investing in them for their training establishments.  The weight of a...